Humberston Academy is now recruiting for a Learning Centre Manager. This role could be the ideal next step in your career and provides an exciting opportunity to be part of our team.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
About the role
Contribute to the delivery of an effective learning support service throughout the Academy, specifically focused to developing literacy including responding to identified needs, ensure continuity of service and achieve planned objectives and deadlines.
To support students, including those with SEND, with their learning needs; to work with other staff to further students’ independence and to enable them to access specific areas of the curriculum. The postholder will also organise and undertake other related duties to support learning, personal and social development.
37 hours per week – full time – permanent role
Salary & Benefits
· £16,328.60 NJC17 (£18,672 FTE)
· Access to Teachers’/Local Government Pension Scheme
Who we are looking for
· Minimum 5 GCSEs at A*-C or equivalent, including English, Mathematics and ICT
· First Aid Training (or willingness to complete)
· Up to date technical knowledge of ICT equipment and techniques and their application to support learning and management
· Good and effective literacy and numeracy skills
· Ability to support individuals or small groups of students in a range of areas of the curriculum
· Good communication, motivation and interpersonal skills
· Team-worker – able to work positively and provide guidance and support to others as part of the team
· Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students
· Caring skills in terms of students physical and emotional needs
· Awareness of the relevant legislation, regulations and policies related to the storage and retrieval of a wide range of data and information in relation to the operation and management of the Academy.
· Ability to deal effectively and sensitively with staff, students, parents and the general public
· Ability to represent and celebrate the values, culture and ethos of the school
· Commitment to safeguarding the children and young people in the Academy’s care
· Experience of working in an educational environment
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Please visit our website to complete our application form and submit your CV and covering letter.
Humberston Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.